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    A day at Escuela de Arroces y Paella Valenciana

    Regular readers of this column will know that, though I love paella Valenciana, if I want to make my own I have to do it in the privacy of my own home with no Valencianos to witness me in the act. Valencia’s seriously believe you have to be Valencian to make a decent paella – […]

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    MAKING PAELLA IN VALENCIA!

    A Morning at Escuela de Arroces y Paella Valenciana If you were to ask a Valencian what his favourite dish is, his answer would surely be paella. If you are invited on a Sunday for lunch at a Valencian’s house, chances are the first thing that will be said to you as you walk in […]

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    DINING OUT IN THE HISTORIC CENTRE…

    EL ARENAL DEL CARMEN Set in an attractive and very spacious 19th century listed building, the newish ‘El Arenal del Carmen’ restaurant is now starting to slowly but surely take off as summer seeps into autumn. Set on a mellow street in the historic centre, it’s just a stone’s throw from the La Lonja and […]

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    VALENCIA WINES…ROSADOS FOR SUMMER DRINKING

    Summer in Spain (and especially here in Valencia) requires a bit of thought when it comes to matching wines with food. This is particularly the case when it comes to drinking red wines. This is because the red wines here are high in alcohol, at their best at normal room temperature and from June to […]

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    Volare Restaurant

    It was a hot evening. It had been one of those days when the heat and humidity combine to make you just want to do nothing, but we had a dinner date at this month’s restaurant. So we dragged ourselves from the relative cool of our flat to the Barrio del Carmen and Volare, a […]

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    Navel Gazing: Valencia, the Orange City

    For many northern Europeans,the first time you hear the name Valencia it is in connection with oranges. For well over a century, sweet oranges and mandarins have arrived from Valencia, traditionally bringing a bit of exotic sunshine to the dark northern winter. Oranges play an important role in the history and economics of the city, […]

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    Viva Mascaraque friendly kitchen

    The philosophy is to combine quality traditional Spanish ingredients with a fresh, artistic and cutting edge presentation On a sultry night, a couple of the 24/7 Valencia team strolled down the side streets of the historic centre for an evening of fine dining at the eye-catching ‘Viva Mascaraque friendly kitchen’, which is now very well […]

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    MERCADO CENTRAL

    Valencia’s Central Market is one of the largest markets in Europe Perched high above the ornate iron and glass dome, it’s feet resting on a golden ball, is the Cotorra del Mercat, the big green parrot that is the symbol of the Mercado Central in Valencia. Cotorra means parrot in Spanish, but it also means […]

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    LA LLAR DEL CHEF

    As we made our way to our dinner on a warm and sultry evening, we could hear brass band music coming from the square opposite. It was a lovely sight but we couldn’t stay long to watch as our table at ‘La Llar del Chef’ awaited us near the Torres de Quart. It has an […]

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    TAJ MAHAL INDIAN & PAKISTANI RESTAURANT

    TAJ MAHAL INDIAN & PAKISTANI RESTAURANT When we first arrived on these shores some 19 years ago, it was hard to find restaurants serving international cuisine and there were just a couple of Indian restaurants. One of them was ‘Taj Mahal’, which is still going strong and has just recently been completely revamped. Established in […]

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